[Dixielandjazz] Inventing Jazz

Bill Gunter jazzboard at hotmail.com
Fri Jan 21 19:31:46 PST 2005

No . . . It was Bach


>From: "Edgerton, Paul A" <paul.edgerton at eds.com>
>To: "'DJML'" <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
>Subject: RE: [Dixielandjazz] Inventing Jazz
>Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 20:11:29 -0600
>It is common knowledge that Jelly Roll Morton invented jazz. He said so 
>(excuse me a second)
>Ahem, it seems that W. C. Handy has also claimed that distinction for
>We may never know who invented jazz.  Is that a problem?
>-- Paul Edgerton, who invented nothing (or was that the Hindus?)
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